Enjoy these short lessons, to:
Set a balanced Growth Agenda
Craft a compelling Innovation Strategy
Equip teams with expertise in Innovation Design, and
Assess and elevate your organization’s Innovation Capability.
Strategic growth should be balanced between today’s customer and tomorrow’s. Push the present forward, while also inventing your future.
Use Ampersand’s Propeller Model to transform your culture. Build an innovation engine.
(see Innovation Capability Assessment here)
Reach for the Stars
Manage a balanced portfolio at three levels of risk and reward, while always exploring a few experiments on the far horizon. Reach for the stars, with your feet on the ground.
Envision Futures | Future Habitat Case
How can we scan and interpret trends to forecast the future? To discover the future of habitation, Ampersand used big data analytics to connect the dots on the major trends that will affect our residential lives. Envision your future.
How do you quantify the value of design? Calculate your ROI: Return On Innovation.
Build Foundations | Platform Design
Platforms describe a strategic class of innovations that set a foundation for exponential growth, often expanding into unforeseen future possibilities. Design Platforms to create an economic engine across generations of products, services and customers.
Play to Strength
Recast the Problem
Learn from GE Aviation. Bring diverse thinkers into your design team. Unshackle your thinking from what YOU do. Discover your customer’s real needs. Redefine the problem to create a more valuable, disruptive platform innovation.
Cultivate Ecosystems | Apple Music Case
Elevate and expand your innovation design by cultivating ecosystems. This case shows how Apple Music won prominence, against Steve Jobs’ instincts, by inviting partners to come out and play.
Beat the Golden Triangle
Disruptive innovation breaks the golden triangle of Time, Cost & Quality. Design the ideal – an alternative that is better, faster AND cheaper.
Design User Experience | 5E Method
Explore how Disney properties create remarkable branded experience that keeps generations of loyalists coming back—and bringing their friends.
Innovation must be founded on empathy, understanding your user’s underlying pain and latent often unarticulated needs. Become a growth doctor. Diagnose pain. Understand cause. Only then can you you prescribe a better solution.